Aglaocetus moreni Lydekker 1894 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Alternative combinations: Aglaocetus morenoi, Cetotherium moreni

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1894. Cetacean skulls from Patagonia. Anales del Museo de la Plata II:1-13

Belongs to Aglaocetus according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

See also Abel 1938, Bisconti et al. 2013, Bouetel and Muizon 2006, Cabrera 1926, Cozzuol 1996, Kellogg 1934, Kellogg 1942, Kellogg 1968, Lydekker 1894, Marx 2011, Steeman 2010, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Aglaocetus burtinii, Aglaocetus latifrons, Aglaocetus longifrons, Aglaocetus patulus, Aglaocetus rotundus

Type specimen: MLP 5-14, a skull. Its type locality is Cerro del Castillo, Trelew, which is in an Aquitanian/Burdigalian shallow subtidal sandstone in the Gaiman Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder


• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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